Answer to Question #150095 in Analytical Chemistry for hassan123

Question #150095
what are the types of drugs acting on DNA. Describe the general mechanism of action of alkylating agents.
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2020-12-23T07:46:28-0500

An alkylating antineoplastic agent is an alkylating agent used in cancer treatment that attaches an alkyl group (CnH2n+1) to DNA. The alkyl group is attached to the guanine base of DNA, at the number 7 nitrogen atom of the purine ring.


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